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or dinner in the evening. for those heading up to north beach for those here in san francisco is a great option. taking mass transit would be better. the light rail is quick to be installed. it's efficient. it is but anyway there of problems with some of the operators lately but my point being i want to voice my support for it. i think it should go forward. i think we should go forward with this proposal, and give all san franciscans and tourists, our families and friends a chance to come to the city, or if we live there go up to north beach have lunch or dinner and check out the things up there. thank you very much. i hope that you do have a great day. >> next speaker please. >> i have an overview. a couple weeks ago i made appeal here to this board after i was assaulted by san francisco soccer league officials wielding pipes. they knew i opposed to introducing hundreds of toxic infill material into the ocean view neighborhood and golden gate park. as you know they kicked me in the head and left me blooding with a concussion and after they targeted me on the corporate sponsore
- hand side there, northbound as you drive towards san francisco. 7:06. here's steve. >>> all right, tara. for some to the north, things have calmed down. for others it's pouring. some reports anywhere from tiburon, pacifica, san francisco, the marina district, danville hills, belmont to san jose and mountain view and there's a window. some of the totals, about a .50 to 1.50. right over the marina district about 15 minutes ago. it was pouring. looks like things have let up. moderate to heavy rain. some moderate to heavy rain there over towards emeryville, the bay bridge, berkeley, oakland. you can see the red. that's pretty heavy. coming in right back to the east bay. you can see stretching there from concord, san ramon, 680 corridor, dublin, pleasanton, livermore, back to san ramon, pretty good line also from heyed -- hayward. back to the peninsula, there's been enhancement, especially san mateo, belmont, woodside. right along the san mateo coast near skyline, now stretching to the santa cruz mountains. south coast, woodstock, you can see mountain view head heading up and just getting to
coming up. >> ama: developing storm news out of san francisco where cleanup concludes after a tree came crashing down. it smash the oning of this gas station. a branch of the tree smashed a car window. no one was hurt. john alston is on the scene and will bring you a live report tonight at 6:00. >>> the weather system has created delays and traffic jams, on the ground and in the air, as travelers head to their holiday destination, we're live at san francisco international airport with more. reporter: we have had some heavy rain for the past hour or. so this unsettled weather brought with it some flooding and also a change in wind direction. the wind shift has caused sfo to cut back on flight arrivals and departures by more than half. the more than rain flooded some city streets. here in san francisco, deep standing water caused drivers to slow down before merging on to highway 101. the weather brought scattered showers and a change in the morning's wind direction. san francisco international airport duty manager says a wind change at the airport equals a change in flight patterns, and i
in progress. a four-hour standoff resulted. the other hostage was released safely. >> in san francisco officers say five men,of whom least one of wm was armed, terrorized people in a home invasion in richmond district. 'opolice got a call at 6:30 from a neighbor who told us he hear screaming from the house. by the time ofs arrived the men were gone. and got away with a number of items from the house. >> a strong chemical smell forced a grocery store? concord to close. firemen got a call about people whose eyes were burning and had trouble breathing. >> of the 20 people who were treat no one wanted to be trend so they were treated and release. systems. >> the hazmat team checked everything out. no word on what caused the incident. >> an early morning fire at an alameda restaurant is being looked at by arson investigators. fire crews arrived to the american oak restaurant. flames cost $200,000 worth of damage. no injuries reported. the fire is definitely suspicious in nature. >> let's read right to leigh glaser for the first check 0 on weather. >> bay area south of san osayi clear. live
incase of the flooding but they closed it. >> to ktvu's lorraine blanco who is live in san francisco where the power has been out for most of the day in the sunset district. >> reporter: right now dozens of people are without power. pg&e crews hard at work trying to restore power. for crews across the bay area, the wild weather left quite a mess. >> reporter: heavy saturation toppled this pine tree today. blocking two lanes and blocking up computers in daily city. firefighters helping the chp. no one was hurt but it has been a while. >> our crews have been working all night. calls been very busy. 30 minutes sleep last night. very busy. >> reporter: in san francisco heavy winds and rain snapped this power pole before sun rise in the sunset district. >> when it happened there were tons of sparks and lightning. >> reporter: at one point 8400 customers lost power here. pg&e said they have been working all day to repair. >> the stuff in the freezer might be going. i missed the football game. not too bad. >> reporter: they agree. although the creek is high, it is fun to play in the puddle.
. the other hostage was released safely. >> in san francisco officers say five men, at least one of whom was armed, terrorized people in a home invasion in richmond district. 'opolice got a call at 6:30 from a neighbor who told us he hear screaming from the house. by the time ofs arrived the men were gone. and got away with a number of items from the house. >> a strong chemical smell forced a grocery store? concord to close. firemen got a call about people whose eyes were burning and had trouble breathing. >> of the 20 people who were treat no one wanted to be trend so they were treated and release. systems. >> the hazmat team checked everything out. no word on what caused the incident. >> an early morning fire at an alameda restaurant is being looked at by arson investigators. fire crews arrived to the american oak restaurant. flames cost $200,000 worth of damage. no injuries reported. the fire is definitely suspicious in nature. >> let's read right to leigh glaser for the first check 0 on weather. >> bay area south of san osayi clear. live doppler 7hd showing you the high clouds that c
in downtown san francisco this weekend. traffic is higher than usual with shoppers and drivers packing the area in and around union square. more now from kron four's jeff bush who braved the holiday crowds. >> traffic has been crazy down here at union square but those who chose to drive had to be patient because it's been a slow roll all day long. the drive down oferrel street was a slow motion affair and it took several cycles of the traffic lights just to move a block. it was a convergence of pedestrians and other drivers and total gridlock was often the case at any given intersection within a mile of the square. (horns honking) >> freyed nerves and impatience were affecting many drivers who were caught off guard by the overwhelming amount of drivers ( honking ) >> and pedestrians. thousands of people were out and about with their shopping bags in tow. when the lights turned, you can see that the intersections were filled with at least a hundred people every time the light turned green. but, eventually, as slow as it was, people got where they were going and joined in with the annual
channel 2 news. >>> the wet weather is causing up to 2 hour delays at san francisco international airport. officials say 2 million people are expected to pass through between now and january 6. long with the rain, clouds and winds are to blame for the delays. one family is taking the delays in stride as they waited for their son. >> this is his first christmas he has been gone. graduated in june. gone since august. so first time back and home so we have friends here. >> as you can see it was a very happy reunion. sfo recorded more than 100 cancellations. there are changes to airport security screening. children 12-0 and 77 and older will be able to pass through metal detectors several times to eliminate the need for pat downs and passengers can now carry on pies and fruitcakes. for those traveling to the sierra today it was slow going. chains were required on highway 50 and interitate 80 -- interstate 80. coming up in 10 minutes a live update on the conditions there and we will tell you about a death today at a ski resort. >>> a woman has died from that hit and run on twin peaks that we b
. >>> the wet weather is causing up to 2 hour delays at san francisco international airport. officials say 2 million people are expected to pass through between now and january 6. long with the rain, clouds and winds are to blame for the delays. one family is taking the delays in stride as they waited for their son. >> this is his first christmas he has been gone. graduated in june. gone since august. so first time back and home so we have friends here. >> as you can see it was a very happy reunion. sfo recorded more than 100 cancellations. there are changes to airport security screening. children 12-0 and 77 and older will be able to pass through metal detectors several times to eliminate the need for pat downs and passengers can now carry on pies and fruitcakes. for those traveling to the sierra today it was slow going. chains were required on highway 50 and interitate 80 -- interstate 80. coming up in 10 minutes a live update on the conditions there and we will tell you about a death today at a ski resort. >>> a woman has died from that hit and run on twin peaks that we brought you last n
've had light conditvery happ to see that getting into san francisco. the wet weather has not reached the toll plaza but it certainly has reached parts of the north bay. rosemary will be here in a moment to elaborate on that. 237, westbound, looks like some sun there and traffic light. when you see this light traffic, you know we're having a lighter than usual day. in the south bay, we don't have a lot of slow traffic, just some traffic approaching the mckee road turnoff. let's go to rosemary. >>> good morning. gearing up for a wet holiday weekend ahead. ten minutes until the official sunrise. a mix of clouds out there and a few peaks of sunshine. we're looking at rain continuing to shot. all the way down into san francisco. this eventually will hit the ground and it should happen toon. the north bay has been hammered at times. along highway 101, redwood boulevard, san marin drive, light to moderate rain falling in nova doe, lucas valley, san rafael, seeing light to moderate rain. it was coming down pretty good a few minutes ago. light rain all the way down into daly city and it looks
. napa35, san francisco 46, san jose 37 degrees. definitely off to a cold start this saturday morning. forecast headlines for today, shower developing, it'll be chilly. tomorrow just a chance of a few sprinkles and the highest chance would be in the north bay, especially up toward sonoma. we are tracking multiple storms on the long range weather maps. at least for today here is the system we are tracking, the sources rainfall around eureka. already cloud cover into the area and that rainfall not to far behind. here is the forecast model. we will take it into the morning about an hour from now at eight mostly cloudy and cool. temperatures from around 30 to 45 and then by the afternoon, by 12:00 showers developing especially up in the northern half of the area. you will see more activity off shore and then throughout the afternoon hours off and on showers likely and temperatures only making it into the low to mid50s. these numbers not a big change from yesterday in places like fairfield and antioch. most of the afternoon in the upper 40s. briefly topping out at 50. san jose 54, san mate
and they are looking for three suspects. >>> in san francisco officers say five men, at least one of them armed, terrorized people in a home invasion. it happened on 31 avenue between geary boulevard and lament -- clement street. a neighbor said he heard screams coming from the house. by the time officers arrived the men were gone and they got away with a number of items from the house. >> an armed man police say took two women hostage during an attempted robbery is recovering this morning after being shot by officers. cameras caught the smoke of a concussion grenade fired by police into a jack in the box yesterday. a hostage was rushed to safety by police. the gunman's condition is not known. the incident began at 12:30 when police received a call after robbery in progress. a four hour standoff resulted. the other hostage was also safely released. >>> in concord a grocery store will be open today after being forced to close last night because of a strong chemical smell. it happened at the food max on monument boulevard. the fire department got a call around 4:30 yesterday afternoon about peopl
clinton. reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same sex couples in california must put marriage plans on hold. they could have started marrying pleadly if the court denied review. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> three states legalized same sex marriage just a month ago. the tide is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to get married and i want to be married in any state. >> many people say they are happy the court will address the issue but they say they understand that the possibility the ruling may go against the very thing they are fighting for. >> opponents of same sex marriage believe the justices will see things there way. >> we are confident that the court is going to up hold the right of the people to amend their own constitution. >> the man who wrote proposition eight said the court shouldn't go against the measure that 7 million california voters approved. >>> we have much more on the court case coming up at 7:30. how the decision on same sex marriage ban could co
street celebrations in the haight ashbury neighborhood after the san francisco giants victory. they are checking out the surveillance video of what happened. >> hanukkah, and christmas, traffic, and jeff bush is at union square. >> the traffic is still pretty crazy. thousands of people are here to get their holiday show fun. anybody who drove down had to bring some patients because it has been slow all day. >> the drive down this street was a slow day, and it took several cycles just to move one block of the traffic light signals. a merger of pedestrians, drivers in total gridlock was often the case for them 1 mi. of this square. if (car horsn >> many people were caught off guard with the overwhelming amount of pedestrians, drivers there were out and about direct and when the lights turn to you can see that the intersections were filled with at least 100 people every time the light to turn to scre. after green and eventually, people got to where there were going and they joined in with the annual tradition of holiday shopping in the city. you can see there are still people com
guards on campus and what it costs to have them. >> a san francisco church is scheduled to give away thousands of free toys today to children in need. they have almost 8,000 toys and will give them out at an event partly sponsored by the san francisco giants. you are looking at video of last year's event. it's scheduled to start at nine. >> the deadline approaching and still no deal on the table. when the president said he will be back in washington to deal with the impending fiscal cliff. >> and the cia speaking out about a movie showing the death of bin laden. what the acting director told employees in a memo act that film. >> a live look at the approach to the wet bay bridge toll plaza. chp responding to a lot of spin outs on this saturday morning. time 7:12, you are watching mornings on 2. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! t
are mainly in the 40s. san francisco edging in on 50 degrees right now. so we are going to keep this weather with us for the next couple of days. but we have much cooler air and a wintry looking storm headed our way midweek. i'll talk about it a bit later. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. >> there is a growing controversy this morning just as their holiday drive kicks into high gear. the salvation army is being accused of being anti-gay. a student group at berkeley is making that caligation. we are joined live from the cal campus with the details. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. as you mentioned, student leaders here at u.c. berkeley say that the salvation army is anti-guy, critting what they say is years of discrimination, including an interview where they said the salvation army said, quote, according to scripture, gays must die." so they don't want them on campus and don't want their fellow students supporting it. it started by banning salvation army bell ringers on campus this holiday season. that came after they said they discriminated against lgbt groups. now they want donation b
is gang related and they are looking for three suspects. >>> in san francisco officers say five men, at least one of them armed, terrorized people in a home invasion. it happened on 31 avenue between geary boulevard and lament street. a neighbor said he heard screams coming from the house. by the time officers arrived the men were gone and they got away with a number of items from the house. >> an armed man police say took too women hostage was caught by police. there was smoke of a concussion grenade fired by police into a jack in the box yesterday. very dramatic. a hostage was rushed to safety by police. the gunman's condition unknown. the incident began at 12:30 when police received a call after robbery in progress. a four hour standoff resulted. the other hostage was also safely released. >>> in concord a grocery store will be open today after being forced to close last night because of a small chemical smell. it happened at the mood max on monument boulevard. the fire department got a call around 4:30 yesterday afternoon about people who said their eyes were burning and they we
. this is a candle light vigil held in the playground of san francisco's dolores park last night. some of the participants say they have been directly affected by gun violence. and by this most recent mass shooting. >> i work with jazz musicians, and his five year-old daughter was lost. she was bright, and fall and she had the entire world with two loving parents. ".two loving parents." >> participants in last night's vigil say it's important to remember those who were lost. but they also say it is important to open a dialog about solutions. to keep something like this from ever happening again. >> terisa: churches across the country and here in the bay area are remembering the victims of friday's school shooting. kron four's mike pelton joins us live from st. mary's cathedral in san francisco this morning. >>reporter: good morning. if you can see that this began about 30 minutes ago. many people coming in to pray for the victim's enougand the family let me show you what is a set up this vigil. the monsignor said something a few moments ago and also their goal today is to help everybod
in the slide or clean-up. >>> san francisco's world- famous cable cars are back in service after a closure that started last night. muni had to shut down the lines at 8:00 last night to repair a cable problem. service was restored for a while this morning, but went back down after muni discovered another problem with the cable. service was restored at about 1:00 p.m.. >>> in san francisco tonight people gathered in union square to light an enormous menorah on this the first night of hanukkah. the menorah was a gift from the late music produce bill graham. people from around the world took part in tonight's celebration. >> this is the past place to to credibility hanukkah. . >>> one east bay city is bracing for a showdown over medical marijuana. >>> a defensive lineman for the dallas cowboys is arrested and the charges he faces in the death of a fellow teammate. >> it shows the power of on- line media and what is changing. >> owner has a right to get their voice out. >> the owners of a now shuttered restaurant fight back against yelpers and the move they took that has a lot of people ta
a little bit windy. cloudy, dark. on the bottom right a live shot of san francisco -- skies are gloomy, more rain on the way. janu? >> yes, pam we are seeing some heavy band of rainfall. taking a look at the stormtracker 4 not too much in rainfall. we can see in the north bay, with throughout the day in the north bay but accumulated lesson one 10th of 1 in.. the heaviest is yet to come. with less than one-tenth of 1 in. already accumulated. by midnight, this heavy rainfall which the red indicating heavy downpour. more whites spread by the evening commute. 6:00 a.m., more-wide spread-out-from a fairfield, to fairfield and the heaviest will be in the morning. it will taper off in the morning and the evening commute will be over the heart of the bay. perhaps the north bay could bit of a break with the south bay will see some heavier conditions and will press out by tomorrow afternoon. your full forecast, coming up. in- store? stay with kron-4 as we continue to track the approaching storm. updates also available on kron-4.com -- as well as our facebook and twiiter pages. >> new developme
the seasonal average. 65 expected in oakland. and low 60s in san francisco and out to candlestick to watch the 49ers play, it is a mild one. mid 60s for hayward and down to 66 in san jose. and 67 in morgan hill. how about santa cruz mostly sunny skies and 66 expected in your afternoon. the extended forecast here, we will hold onto the above normal temps through monday. and then we start to see the changes move our way. partly sunny skies. you will feel the transition by the second half of the afternoon. we wake up wednesday afternoon with scattered showers and look at the afternoon high. they take a plunge. expected 50s for the afternoons. i will show you the forecast model on the rain coming up. >>> tragic story out of pennsylvania after a 7-year-old boy is killed by his father's gun. what his dad was doing when the accident happened. >> the death of the nurse in the center of the radio show hoax. what her sister-in-law is now saying. nelson mandela is in the hospital. why he is there and the latest on his condition. >>> first, we will take you outside. there is a live look at highway 101
at our san francisco station kpix, good evening, paul. >> good evening to you, rebecca. >> this system is being described as a fire hose pointed straight at the west coast. what can you tell us about it? well, if mother nature did have a fire hose this certainly would be it. this is tropical moisture that begins west of hawaii, some 3,000, 4,000 miles away from the west coast but it makes this journey all the way from there all the way to the west coast. this tropical moisture can even be an old hurricane from 10 days ago somewhere out in the eastern pacific ocean. it slams into the west coast and everybody gets a ton of rainfall. and in this case, just tonight and tomorrow we're looking at widespread rainfall totals of two inches or more from seattle in western washington all the way down to san francisco, the bay area, even southern california will get heavy rain from the system. >> i understand there's also snow to expect. >> there's a lot of snow to expect. not in california, because pineapple express is this tropical moisture can sometimes move up the coast and give us a high snow
power to thousands in san francisc francisco, sacramento and thousands of others. >> this thing just went up fast. real fast. we had previously had it gotten up high, but it hasn't gotten this bad. >> you live right here in the park? >> right there. >> right there. >> right there. i got my mom out. i took her down to a friend's house down the street. you never know with water like this what it will do. >> people are evacuating out of the park. people are trying to totally get out. i had to park up the hill and walk down the side hill to get in here. it's really, really, it's very bad in here. >> what a mess. rob marciano has been tracking the storms that have been soaking northern california. is there more rain on the way? >> there is. not today, today we get a break, but in some areas rivers and small streams are on the rise and another pulse of energy pointing its way right at northern california. it will be the fourth pulse of heavy wind, rain and snow coming into this area over a five-day period. look at some of the damage out of oakland. a number of homes damaged because of floo
good coming into san francisco. let's get a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on here. fortunately we haven't seen any major accidents though. so everything looks good backed up to the maze, about 15- to 20- minute wait. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> cloudy and cold around the bay area to start out your day. we have seen a couple of raindrops, too. clouds fairly broken though looking from our mount vaca cam. that's because the storm system just kind of hugging the coastline. you will see a better chance of showers approaching the beaches for today. looks like as we head toward the afternoon these temperatures hopefully will warm up soon. >>> we went out on the street today to ask them about the so-called fiscal cliff. >> what exactly is the fiscal cliff? >> i'm not sure exactly what that is. >> why are you worried? >> because you have a worried look on your face so i think i should be wor eyed. >> it's not good! i know that. >> well, the fiscal cliff i know is mr. huxtable. that's the only one i know. >> we're going t
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a pedestrian at south white and quimby last night. >>> a drive who failed to stop for san francisco police slammed into a fire hydrant in aing about on folsom an essex streets this morning. the crash and some gushing water blocked the intersection for hours. they got the hydrant fix but still some issues out there. >>> a new dispute over prices are keeping crab boats in the harbor in the bay. they were getting $3 a pound but demand dropped and fish brokers want to cut the price down to $1.80. so some issues there. got your traffic and weather, sunshine on the way, coming up right after the break. >>> good morning. brake lights at the peninsula northbound 280 at 92 getting word of an accident in lanes south of there through san jose northbound loaded up as well 101. >> starting out with low clouds and fog around the bay area today but it is staying dry outside. looks like it will be that way all day. these skies are going to start to part heading toward the afternoon no threat of rain in fact no rain for a while. temperatures in the 50s and 60s this af
different beast and these are the people, the typical tree hugging san francisco liberals these are the people that interested in not just economic outcomes but also social outcomes. they talk about drugs and sex how progressives are talking about whether or not you can put salt on your french fries and whether or not you can have a plastic bag or drink a soda. michael bloomberg a great example, he is banning the cuts in new york city. so that and we are talking about, that ideology on the left, the progressive ideology. swatter some of the mifsud are commonly held by today's progress of squawks i've got about five myths that we tend to focus on the first to because those are the big juicy ideas and the bad ideas one is the natural things are good and number two, on the natural things are bad. number three, unchecked science will destroy us. number four, science is only relative any way, and number five, science is on our side. okay. the first one we learn all about them there. we are going to talk mostly about the most famous progressive today, president barack obama and
attack led to change in california >> jeff: in the san francisco bay area this weekend police collected more than 500 handguns as part of a holiday gun buyback. that's one approach meant to reduce gun violence in california. lee cowan tonight reports on another effort that came in response to a 1989 school shooting. >> when it happened at cleveland elementary in stockton california some 23 years ago many thought a school shooting couldn't get any worse. a troubled man with an assault rifle killed five students and wounded 29 others. while it sadly wasn't the last or even worse school shooting in the country, it did lead to california's ban on assault weapons. the first in the nation. it wasn't a perfect solution. in the eyes of gun enthusiasts but at least the ban was an effort to do something to stem the violence. in the wake of connecticut, many california leaders wonder where that resolve is today. >> if not after this, then seriously just shame on all of us, seriously, shame on the leadership of this country. >> reporter: gavin newsom is california's lt. governor but his current ang
in from san francisco. big delays in the airports today in san francisco. the first storm now moving in towards the higher elevations bringing snow. take a look at this. this upper level disturbance will continue to pull a lot of moisture in here. some areas looking at another 7 to 8 inches of rain. and the snow may be getting up to about 4 to 6 feet across the higher elevations in the mountains. harris? >> harris: apparently old man winter owns a calendar the first day and bam here it. >> thank you. many of the travelers fortunate enough to get home for christmas could find fewer gifts under the tree. delivery companies like u.p.s. and fedex reporting yesterday was the busiest shipping day of the year. just as the storm was hitting the midwest. experts say that might slow down delivery times. but the companies claim they have contingency plans for this sort of thing. so far they are not seeing any major delays due to the snow storm. felony murder. that's what they are calling an explosion in a neighborhood in indiana. the pictures incredible and details on who they arrested today an
to portland, down to medford. and believe it or not, even san francisco, finally sees a dry day tuesday. but then more rain comes in. why? what we're looking at is this area of low pressure. you're going to see, this is sunday. so for tomorrow, wet weather comes down to san francisco once again. and then on monday, into tuesday, an area of low pressure develops here in the southeast. so rain and christmas in the southeast. but, don, what we could see is this climb to the north wednesday and thursday and potentially in the northeast, bring another snowstorm. we'll have to watch that. >> thank you, alexandra. and look at this. ah. let's just look at this for a moment. waikiki. you see diamond head in the background. look at those paddle boarders. that was me less than a month ago for thanksgiving. yes, i'm jealous and i'm hating it, brianna keilar's assignment. what do you think the temperature is there, 80-some degrees? that is paradise. mean time, blizzards back here. lower 48. okay. >>> so it's cold out there. real cold. and this time of the year, the one place you definitely don't wan
came downright in front of me. completely crashed. right in the middle of the road. >> in san francisco where wind speeds topped 40 miles an hour, thousands lost power. a deadly storm that claimed the life of a utility worker who died on slick roads. at sfo, 70 flights were cancelled, delays topped two hours. before the weekend is over, 12 inches of rain could fall in many areas. flash flood warnings are in effect across the region. for now, the rain has slowed, but another storm is on the way. for "today," miguel almaguer, nbc news, san francisco. >> as miguel mentioned, the millions of people living in the pacific northwest are bracing for more bad weather. >> dylan dreyer is upstairs tracking it all for us. good morning. >> good morning. these are powerful storms and we still have two more to go through before we start to see some relief in the pacific northwest. we have this upper level low pressure system, and this series of storms just trails in underneath that low pressure system, right into western california. you can see the rain is coming down still heavily at this time. it wi
vega suffered from mental illness when in his 20s. he is the executive director of san francisco's mental health association and took part in a news conference with legislators to boost support for mental health programs in california and across the country following the newtown shootings. but vega is opposed to the involuntary treatment programs in laura's law. >> i've had some bad experiences in mental health services. there's so many people who, precisely because they're afraid of things like coercion, things like being locked up, being labeled, they don't receive any services, they don't talk to anybody, they become more isolated. >> reporter: vega says that in the wake of a tragedy, politicians often rush to pass unhelpful legislation. >> the laura's law project was driven by this example of a tragedy and spoke to people's needs to want to try to do something different. and in this case it wasn't the right thing. but yet it can be that we rushed to create a solution before really thinking about what the implications are of it. >> reporter: the debate over involuntary treatme
and the ripple effects reached as far west as san francisco. >> after i found out my flight had been canceled after four hours of waiting in the airport, i had to wait another three hour customer service line, which i didn't even get to the end of before the booth closed. >> ifill: about a 1,000 people spent christmas night on cots at dallas/fort worth international airport. by dawn, patience was wearing thin. one fed-up pilot apologized to his passengers over the loudspeaker, after they were forced to wait on the tarmac for almost five hours. >> ifill: by this evening, the worst of the weather was moving into new england. but in its wake, nearly 200,000 customers had lost power across the southeast and midwest, making home for the holidays unexpectedly cold and dark. >> warner: still to come on the "newshour": court-ordered treatment for the mentally ill; deal or no deal; what's next, the view from the muslim brotherhood and massachusetts congressman barney frank. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: toyota motor company agreed today to pay more than $1 billi
; particularly, in san francisco, where we saw a one big rig blown over. that was taking up the richmond-san rafael bridge. one person dead in a three-car pileup. we understand it was a combination of both the rain and the wind there. flights delayed at the airport. high winds of 50 miles per hour. the concern is the river napa. no idea of the scale of the flooding. truckee river will get a surge, possibly four feet above the flood level. st. helena we will see there a surge of up to 27 feet. a lot of damage in the area like floods in 2005 in napa1. howe homes were affected. so people have been bracing for that. at the moment, 11,000 homes without power. that could get worse. it depends how bad the floodwaters get. we know as the day continues. back to you. >> jamie: keep us posted. thank you so much. >> eric: israel responding to the successful bid and are withholding $100 million in tax revenue from the palestinians who it turns out haven't paid the electric bill. they owe the power company over $200 million. hoy will it impact the peace process? david lee miller with the latest. hi david
east. even tomorrow in san francisco, we'll see some sunshine before another round of heavy rain moves in tuesday night into wednesday morning. here's the setup. it hasn't changed. the area of low pressure is steering the storms on shore. you can see that second storm on the left side of your screen is the one that's going to move in for tuesday night. but the heavy rain is over sacramento and san francisco. but it's push iing eastward. we're also going to see that second round of rain bring four or five inches of rain. so something to keep in mind for monday night and tuesday. then as we go into the rest of this afternoon, the hours across the great lakes will push eastward. the fog now is being replaced by shower activity. we're going to see some very warm temperatures. we could see records in phoenix, tallahassee, milwaukee and even washington, d.c. will be close to breaking a record high. a lot going on across the country. it's rather bizarre. >> thank you very much. >>> new today tom cole is responding to criticism from members of his own party. the politician suggested the gop sh
want to grab a jacket. 37 degrees in santa rosa. 41 in concord and 46 degrees in san francisco. this afternoon mostly sunny skies everywhere. temperatures in the 50 supervise 60s next couple of days including the all important weekend looking good through sunday and monday, slight chance of showers next wednesday. >>> good morning to you. it's 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." japan is shaken by a powerful earthquake, and the threat of another tsunami. >>> and justin bieber's friends say hey, he was robbed by grammer voters because he did not get one nomination. we'll show you what they're doing about that. >>> but first, here's a look at today's "eye opener at 8." >> this latest quake of another reminder of how terribly vulnerable japan is to an assortment of natural disasters. >> major earthquake setting off tsunami warnings in that same area hit so hard back in march 2001. >>> 146,000 new jobs created in november. the unemployment rate dipped from 7.9% to 7.7%. >> president obama and speaker boehner have decided they are going to sit down and try and negotiate this o
with his son, dylan, from san francisco. how are you guys doing this morning, and lester -- >> we're fantastic. >> you look different than the video. >> things have changed some. yes. >> hey, hey, everybody. >> hey, dylan, we're having trouble fitting your hair in this tv box. scooch a little closer to your dad so i get the full effect. >> here we go. >> it looks great. i want to see all of it. lester, your story is not uncommon. you're in the '60s, rock 'n' roll scene, a great hit, ir'moving along and suddenly you look at the paperwork with the record companies et cetera and you're getting the short end of the stick, right, isn't that how this all started? >> yeah, very much too short, stick got too short so i started to look around and see what was wrong. >> and what was wrong? >> well, what was rock, there were no reports, there were no statements, nobody saying you did this. they were just doing as they wanted to, as they willed. >> before the internet really it was so hard to try to get information from them because we're cold calling people who want to laugh at you and hang
. the federal reserve bank of san francisco looked at a classic kind of infrastructure project. road construction. it turns out for every dollar of federal highway grant that goes into a state that state's annual economic output goes up by at least $2. that's much better return than the typical government spending. plus the payback goes even higher during an economic down turn. if you're looking for >> eliot: as the clock ticks close the fiscal slope the posturing continues. today the president held a campaign style event in pennsylvania to tout his proposal in the fiscal cliff negotiations saying that the american people made their economic wishes clear on the election day. >> obama: this was a central questions in the election. maybe the central question in the election. you remember. we talked about this a lot. at the end of the day a clear majority of americans--democrats republicans, independents--they agreed with a balanced approach. >> eliot: republicans meanwhile openly deride the president's proposal saying they're the ones taking negotiations seriously. >> the proposal that
interested in trying to make the government bigger. the federal reserve bank of san francisco looked at a classic kind of infrastructure project. road construction. it turns out for every dollar of federal highway grant that goes into a state, that state's annual economic output goes up by at least $2. that's much better return than the typical government spending. plus the payback goes even higher during an economic down turn. if you're looking (vo) as marijuana gains social and legal acceptance, a new pioneer is emerging from the backwoods. >> i'm basically like a farmer. instead of corn, you've got dope. (vo) but what is legal and what is criminal? >> this is, no matter what you do, a violation of federal law. (vo) follow real farmers staking their claim on a new frontier. >> lots of terrible things happen to people growing marijuana. >> this crop to me is my livelihood. >> i have everything invested in this. >> eliot: as the clock ticks close the fiscal slope the posturing continues. today the president held a campaign style event in pennsylvania to tout his proposal in the fisca
around the world meeting in san francisco. >>> also on monday in los angeles, former major league baseball player lenny dykstra is being sentenced on federal charges. he pled guilty to several counts in july. he's serving time for an auto theft case. he could get 20 years in prison but prosecutors recommend 30 months. >>> on tuesday new york mayor cory booker starts living on a food stamp budget for a week. he proposed the challenge after getting in a back and forth with twitter by someone who goes by the name twit wit who also agreed to the challenge. food stamps is about $4 a day. >>> on thursday the gay marriage law takes effect in washington. a similar pot law goes into effect that day in colorado. >>> and an friday we get a new jobs
island into san francisco. also eastbound 80 in gilman an accident in lanes westbound slow anyway along the eastshore freeway out of richmond. and highway 1 at 35 an accident on the northbound side of highway 1 and it is blocking lanes. that's a look at your morning drive. here's lawrence. >> a lot of clouds this morning getting ready for the storm clouds to return to the bay area some raindrops too. in fact, looking fairly ominous there. i think the better part of the day will be dry south of the golden gate bridge but to the north, you can already see some scattered light showers headed in that direction. nothing too heavy but that will change i think overnight tonight into tomorrow. temperatures for today plan on a lot of 60s outside, staying mostly cloudy. then tonight the rain moves back in. showers continuing into wednesday. then dry weather expected on thursday and friday. and right through the weekend. gk >>> welcome back, everyone to "cbs this morning." we have disturbing new details in the murder-suicide case of nfl player jovan belch
in the dark. in san francisco, officials say the rain overwhelmed the sewer lines and they had to release 80 million gallons of partly treated sewage into the bay. and now, this is rough out this. >> the last five days they have gotten in some cases close to 2' of rain. a lot of the areas in the mountains and the moisture is squeezed up across the mountains so close to 2' in a few areas. this is the mountains of northern and central california and they could see an additional 1" to 4" of the next round and cold temperatures in the east. but here is the next storm system, portions of oregon, northern california, and washington, you will, again, get an additional 1", 3" or 4" of rain and 1' to 2' of snow in was -- the cascades. >>shepard: we went to bed here in december and woke up in june. what the hell is going on in the northeast? >>guest: a cold prompt and ahead of that front very warm, humid air. my husband was putting the christmas decorations up in a short sleeved t-shirt, 60 right now in new york, and 71 in raleigh, 10- to 20-even 30 degrees above where we should be and record highs in
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problems but those are clearing up and early this morning. san francisco, had rain delays. and we will be in a much, much situation. more than 1600 flights were cancelled throughout the country. so far, nearly 1 in 4 americans will travel over the next few days. that is up from last year and here in atlant -- in atlanta, p are thankful, it depends on what part of the country you are in, you should check ahead with the airline, they are experiencing wind delays right now. >> voting has just ended in egypt, people went to the polls today in a second round of voting on a controversial islamic backed constitution. let's get more. >> reporter: good evening, richard, polls are closed here in egypt in the second and final round of a controversial constitution that has polarized. before it closed egypt's vice president announced that he is resigning. it's the latest indication that the country is really facing all kind of political turmoil. now, it's important to stress that the vice president said he did not resign as a result of any political discontent among the leadership of the count
to hit the northwest. right now flights at the san francisco airport are delayed about an hour and a half. the heavy rains are causing a dramatic spike in car crashes. drivers say the slick streets cause them to suddenly lose control. >> i hydroplaned and i hit the curb. >> i was really lucky. i was driving really slow, too. couldn't stop. i turned that corner and fishtailing everywhere. it was way scary. >> nbc meteorologist dylan is here. it's only going to get worse. >> tomorrow morning is when we'll see the worst conditions with heavier rain and strong wind gusts. we've got this setup here where a huge upper-level low is sitting just to the west of washington state. and all these storms are streaming in right into northern california. and we are looking at moderate rain at this time across northern california into southwestern oregon and also up in the seattle and the coast of washington state. now tomorrow we are actually going to see even heavier rain start to move in. we have already had reports of about 8 to 10 inches of rainfall already from the past few storms we've already seen
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